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Olympus Stylus 760


Olympus Stylus 760
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Category: Point-and-Shoot

If you don't need your digital camera to be as tough as the Stylus 770 SW, but would still like protection from inclement weather, then the Olympus Stylus 760 All-Weather fits the bill. Like all Stylus digital cameras, it is protected by All-Weather seals and gaskets that renders it splash-proof, dust-proof and snow proof.

It features 7.1MP resolution and a large 2.5-in. LCD screen with 140-degree viewing angle (left to right, or up and down) and a Backlight Boost Button that increases the brightness of the LCD for excellent visibility, even in direct sunlight.

Like the Stylus 750 it replaces, the Stylus 760 also features CCD-Shift Image Stabilization that effectively counteracts camera shake when using a long focal length and/or slow shutter speed. In addition, Digital Image Stabilization (DIS) favours a high ISO (up to ISO 1600; ISO 3200 and 5000 at 3MP resolution) and fast shutter speed to eliminate or reduce blurred shots caused by subject movement.

26 useful shooting modes, including QuickTime (640 x 480) 15fps with sound and 22 scene modes simplify shooting. Bright Capture Technology helps you frame shots on the LCD in dimly lit conditions.

The Built-in Help Guide conveniently displays brief descriptions of camera settings and features at the push of a button. PictBridge technology enables photos to be printed directly from the camera to any PictBridge-enabled printer.

The Olympus Stylus 760 should appeal to those desiring an ultra compact with true image stabilization, all-weather protection and the Stylus famed ease of use.

Olympus Stylus 760
QuickFact™ Sheet
Olympus Stylus 760US | UK
Image Sensor 7.1-Megapixel (effective), 7.4-Megapixel gross, 1/2.3” (1.10cm) CCD
Lens 6.5 – 19.5mm (37 – 111mm equivalent in 35mm photography, six lenses in four groups, four aspherical lenses
Zoom 3x Optical Zoom and 5.0x Digital Zoom (Seamless to 15x)
Aperture Range f3.4 - f5.7
LCD 2.5” (6.4cm) Wide-View LCD, approx. 230,000 pixels
Viewfinder N/A
Focus System CCD Contrast Detection
Focus Ranges

Normal Mode: 23.6” – infinity (0.6m – infinity)
Macro Mode (Wide): 7.9” – infinity (0.2m – infinity)
Macro Mode (Tele): 19.7” – infinity (0.5m – infinity)
Super Macro Mode: 3.2” – 23.6” (8cm – 60cm)

Focus Mode iESP Auto, Spot AF
Shutter Speed 1/1000 sec. –1/2 sec. (up to 4 sec. in Night Scene mode)
ISO (SOS: Standard Output Sensitivity) Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 (equivalent)
Metering Mode Digital ESP Auto Multi-Pattern TTL, Spot Metering
Exposure Compensation ±2 EV steps in 1/3 EV steps
White Balance Auto, Pre-set (Daylight, Overcast, Tungsten, Fluorescent1, Fluorescent2, Fluorescent3)
Recording Modes Still image: JPEG
Movie: AVI motion JPEG
Adjustment Resolutions 3,072 x 2,304, SHQ / HQ
2,560 x 1,920, SQ1
2,304 x 1,728, SQ1
2,048 x 1,536, SQ1
1,600 x 1,200, SQ2
1,280 x 960, SQ2
1,024 x 768, SQ2
640 x 480, SQ2
1,920 x 1,080, 16:9
Shooting Modes 26 Shooting Modes; Auto, Program Auto, Scene Preset (Portrait, Landscape, Landscape & Portrait, Night Scene, Night & Portrait, Sport, Indoor, Candle, Self-Portrait, Available Light Portrait, Sunset, Fireworks, Cuisine, Behind Glass, Documents, Auction, Shoot & Select1, Shoot & Select2, Beach & Snow, Under Water Wide1, Under Water Wide2, Under Water Macro), Sensor-Shift Image Stabilization Mode and Movie
Panorama Up to 10 frames automatically stitchable with OLYMPUS Master Software when using Olympus brand xD-Picture Card™
Sequential Shooting High Speed: 3.6 frames per second up to 13 frames (3MP)
Normal Speed: 1.1 frames per second to the card capacity
Shooting Assist Functions Histogram, Frame Assist
Selftimer 12 seconds/auto
Movie Mode AVI Movie with Sound:
640x480/15fps, SHQ;
320x240/15 fps, HQ;
160x120/15fps, SQ
Image Processing TruePic TURBO™ Image Processor
Pixel Mapping Automatic Pixel Mapping (APM) available via menu setting
Noise Reduction Set automatically at shutter speeds of 0.5 second or longer
Image Playback

Still Image: Single, Index Display (4/9/16/25), up to 10x Enlargement, Slide-Show, Rotation, Calendar, My Favorites, Histogram
Movie: Normal, Reverse, Frame-By-Frame

Playback Edit Effects Still Image: Resize, Rotation, Red-Eye Fix, Black & White, Sepia, Frame, Label, Calendar, Brightness, Saturation
Movie: Frame Index
Direct Printing Options PictBridge™, DPOF
Flash Built-in
Hot Shoe No
Flash Modes Auto (for low light and backlight conditions)
Red-Eye Reduction
Flash Working Range Wide: 11.8 ft. (3.6m), Tele: 7.2 ft. (2.2m)
Settings Memorization On/Off (Hold Changes/Reset to Default Settings)
Date/Time Calendar Simultaneous recording into image data, automatic up to 2099
Memory 18MB internal memory
Removable Media Card xD-Picture Card™ (16, 32, 64, 128, 256, 512MB, 1GB or 2GB)
Outer Connectors Multi-Terminal (USB Connecter, Audio/Video Output, DC Input*)
*Optional DC Coupler (CB-MA1) is required
Auto-connect USB 2.0 Full Speed (USB mass storage)
System Requirements Auto-Connect USB: Windows® 98SE/ME/2000PRO/XP/VISTA with USB Port, Mac OS® 9.0-9.2x/OS X 10.1-10.4 with USB Port
Software: Windows® 2000PRO/XP/VISTA, Mac® 10.3 and higher
Operating Environment Operation: 32° – 104°F (0° – 40°C), 30% – 90% humidity
Storage: -4° – 140°F (-20° – 60°C), 10% – 90% humidity
Equivalent to IEC Standard Publication 529 IPX4
Power Supply Li-Ion Rechargeable Battery (LI-42B), AC Adapter (D-7AC) with optional DC Coupler (CB-MA1)
Size (W x H x D) 99 x 54 x 24.4 mm /
3.9 x 2.1 x 0.96 in.
Weight (camera body only) 120g / 4.2 oz. without battery and media card
MSRP US $249.99 / CDN $279.99 / UK £200

Package Contents:

  • Stylus 760 digital camera
  • LI-42B Li-Ion rechargeable battery and charger
  • USB cable, Audio/Video cable
  • Wrist strap
  • Manual
  • CD-ROM (OLYMPUS Master 2.0 Software)
  • Warranty card

*Specifications and design are subject to change without any notice or obligation on the part of the manufacturer.
All trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective holder.
©2007 Olympus Imaging America Inc.

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